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March 31st 2016 Newsletter

West Alabama Fiber Guild Newsletter - March 31, 2016
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Welcome to the West Alabama Fiber Guild Newsletter

Next meeting:  Sunday, April 3, 2016, 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Location: 1000 28th Avenue, Tuscaloosa
Topic:  Knitting Toe-Up Two-At-A-Time Socks
Carol will continue to guide us in knitting toe-up two-at-a-time socks.
Supply List:
  • US 6 ( a 5 or 7 will be ok ) 40" long circular needle.
  • 2 balls of (close to) worsted weight yarns IN CONTRASTING COLORS
  • 2 split ring markers
  • Paper and pencil for notes
Kentuck Festival of the Arts:  October 15 & 16, 2016
We have been invited to participate again as a demonstrating artist.  Our jury fee is waived and our booth fee is discounted.  We have money in the treasury that will cover the discounted booth fee.

Admission badges for our active guild members are $5 each.  Carol needs to submit our acceptance form to Kentuck by the end of April.  Please let her know by April 15th if you plan to attend Kentuck this year and would like to purchase a badge.  Carol must list the number of badges needed on the form and the names of attendees.  Our requirement is that the badges are for active guild members who have attended at least six meetings during the year.

Last meeting:  Sunday, March 20, 2016

Topic:  Spinning Sunday
Eleven members were present.  Activities undertook during the meeting included sock and sweater knitting, spinning, twining, fiber combing, drawing, hand sewing, and crochet.
Hemlock Ring Blanket by Lynn H. (Pattern link)
Crochet Motifs by Nanette S.

Easter Egger chick, hand raised by Deanna

'Til next time, 


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